Call for Field Research Grants

By | March 31, 2018

Call for Field Research Grants

Call for Field Research Grants: The French Embassy in Accra, and the Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA-Nigeria) offer small grants to assist Ghanaian graduate students to undertake field research in Ghana in the social sciences and humanities.

Field Research Grants Eligibility

Master & M.Phil students currently registered in a Ghanaian university. Candidates must be Ghanaian nationals. Applications may be submitted on any subject within the humanities and social sciences, vid.: Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Archaeology, History, Geography, Development studies, Peace & Conflict Studies.

Field Research Grants Limitations: These grants are designed as partial funding to assist in the realization of fieldwork. The amount requested may not exceed 1000 Ghana Cedis.

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Field Research Grants Calendar: All applications must be sent by e-mail before the 15th of April to: Dr. Gérard Chouin, Director – IFRA – ghanagrants [at]

Shortlisted candidates usually take part in a methodological workshop in Accra. The fieldwork subsidized by the grant is expected to take place from June to September. A preliminary report will be submitted by the grantees by October, prior to the final seminar which will take place by the end of October.